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Yoshito Hori to Speak at GLOBIS Manila Inaugural Event


Manila, Philippines— Japanese entrepreneur Yoshito Hori, founder and president of GLOBIS, will be visiting the Philippines in February to deliver a seminar entitled “Revolutionizing Business Education in the Technovate Era”. The hybrid event will be held in English on February 27th at The Peninsula Manila in Makati City, Metro Manila.

Hori founded Japan’s largest business school, Graduate School of Management, GLOBIS University, as well as GLOBIS Capital Partners which manages one of the largest VC funds in Japan. He is also a regular World Economic Forum speaker.

The event in Manila will include opportunities for networking with other business professionals. Hori’s insights will cover the future of global business education in an era of technological disruption. Attendees can expect a rare look inside his revolutionary approach to the trends that are reshaping the modern educational landscape.

Event Information:

Revolutionizing Business Education in the Technovate Era
Date and Time: Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 18:00 – 21:00
Venue: The Peninsula Manila
Language: English
Fee: Free of charge
Registration (In-person): Click here to register
Registration (Online): Click here to register


18:00 Reception and refreshments
18:45 Opening remarks by Ms. Nica Magnaye, President of GLOBIS Manila Inc.
19:00 Presentation by Mr. Yoshito Hori, President and Founder of GLOBIS Corporation
19:30 Q&A with Mr. Yoshito Hori
19:45 Closing announcements
20:00 Networking with food and drinks
21:00 End

Registration is required, as seats are limited. Please click one of the registration links above for either in-person or online attendance to secure an opportunity to network with one of Japan’s most influential business voices.

About the Speaker, Yoshito Hori

Photo of GLOBIS President Yoshito HoriYoshito Hori is the founder and president of GLOBIS University, the No.1 business school in Japan. He is also a founding partner of GLOBIS Capital Partners, the No.1 venture capital firm in Japan, and president of the G1 Institute, a platform to create a better Japan. His other roles include founder of the KIBOW Foundation, a project to support the revitalization after the Great Tohoku Earthquake; owner of the Ibaraki Robots, a professional basketball team in his hometown of Mito; owner of the Ibaraki Broadcasting System, Ibaraki’s only prefecture-wide media company; and producer of LuckyFes, an annual music festival held in Mito.
He received his BS in engineering from Kyoto University and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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About GLOBIS Manila Inc.

GLOBIS Manila Inc. was founded on November 30, 2023 to advance GLOBIS’s mission to empower leaders through an ecosystem of people, capital, and knowledge and create a positive change in society. GLOBIS Manila delivers GLOBIS’s world-class business education in the Philippines, offering Pre-MBA classes locally. GLOBIS Manila Inc. also provides support to prospective students who wish to apply to the Full-time MBA and Part-time and Online MBA programs.


Since its foundation in 1992, GLOBIS has fostered a vision to create and innovate societies by fostering management ecosystems of people, capital, and knowledge. Today, the company is involved in a range of activities, from higher education and corporate training to venture capital. GLOBIS also operates the G1 Institute and the KIBOW Foundation, both non-profit organizations to promote creativity and innovation in society. The GLOBIS MBA and corporate training programs are offered both online and in person across Japan, Shanghai, Singapore, Thailand, the USA, Belgium, and the Philippines. GLOBIS University is the proud home of Japan’s largest MBA and is rapidly growing to claim this title for all of Asia.


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